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Memorable Manitobans: John James “Jack” Borebank (1870-1912)

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John James Borebank
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Real estate agent.

Born at West Hallam, Derbyshire, England in 1870, he later emigrated to Canada, arriving first in Toronto then, at the age of twenty-six, moving to Winnipeg, where he was actively engaged in real estate. Borebank stayed in Winnipeg until 1910, when he returned to Toronto. Returning to Canada from a European vacation, Borebank perished on 15 April 1912 during the sinking of the RMS Titanic. He is commemorated by Borebank Street in Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Kirkland House (73 Kingsway, Winnipeg)


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 October 2019

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